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New legislation will allow PCCs to take control of fire services
By Neil Merrett
Government will allow elected police commissioners to submit business case to take over local fire service remit for review if parties fail to reach agreement
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Staffordshire Police selects Boeing as preferred bidder for ICT partnership
By Neil Merrett
Signing of 10 year contract potentially worth £100m is expected in next few weeks as procurement process nears end
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Home Office takes ministerial responsibility for fire services
By Neil Merrett
Remit for fire and rescue operations now under department’s control as it pledges to move ahead with reforms focused on shared services and collaboration
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Home Office to clarify fire service control plans this week
By Neil Merrett
Department expected to take over firefighter remit this year as union organisation maintains opposition to proposals to transfer powers to police commissioners
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EE and Motorola formally selected for Lots 2 and 3 of ESMCP
By David Bicknell
Awards follows lifting of procurement suspension put in place as a result of Airwave legal action; Motorola awarded Lot 2 contract
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Airwave will not oppose end to ESMCP procurement suspension
By David Bicknell
High Court case tomorrow likely to give green light to Home Office awarding of Lots 2 and 3 contracts
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Motorola Solutions to buy Airwave
By David Bicknell
Agreement made for Motorola Solutions to acquire Airwave for £817.5m; deal set to close in first quarter of 2016; Airwave legal action against Home Office to continue
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Scotland tenders for application development services framework
By Neil Merrett
Agreement valued up to £12m aims to meet range of needs from public and third sector organisations for design and deployment work
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Cheshire fire service to vote on police ICT link-up
By Neil Merrett
Constabulary and fire and rescue bodies may approve full governance strategy for single back-office support functions including HR and ICT by year's end
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Cameron eyes blue light IT integration among spend reform aims
By Neil Merrett
Speech issued ahead of upcoming Spending Review has identified three key focuses for reforming public services to drive efficiency
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KBR set to be named as preferred bidder for ESN Lot 1
By David Bicknell
UK programme management company understood to have topped rankings ahead of Atkins, Lockheed Martin and Mott McDonald
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Capita chosen for Welsh fire service collaboration support
By Neil Merrett
Software agreement will support operation of shared control room services between multiple fire and police services upon going live next May
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HP withdraws from emergency services network contest
By Neil Merrett
A total of six suppliers are now confirmed to be competing for ESN contracts, with award process still scheduled for this later year
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Innopsis to lead MET Police network procurement engagement
By Neil Merrett
Association hopes to ensure procurement better meets user needs, while also setting realistic expectations for suppliers when it goes to market in the autumn
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Telefonica quits emergency services network contest
By David Bicknell
Company pulls out of Lot 3, saying the “potential restructuring of the UK telecoms market” raises spectrum and network sharing arrangements questions
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